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Granny’s Attic announces grants to nine local organizations

Total funding of $132,250 was approved for nine local organizations and causes.

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What’s happening | Nov. 11 edition

Veteran’s Day events and more

  • Nov 11, 2021
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In local election, winners come into view, as count continues

The results of the election won’t be certified until Nov. 23. according to King County Elections.

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Vax clinics, for younger school children, to start this week

Children ages 5-11 are eligible, including those who aren’t VISD students. Vaccines are free to all.

  • Nov 10, 2021
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Election update: How Vashon race results are shaping up

In the only contested race in a local election, Keith Prior is now leading Steven Brewer.

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Veterans Day Dinner at Vashon Eagles

Veterans eligible for free Veterans Day Dinner hosted by the Vashon Eagles.

  • Nov 8, 2021
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‘Test to Stay’ launches at VISD amid new hires, staff departures

Two key health services positions in district now open

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High levels of legionella bacteria found on ferries

At least one ferry on the Triangle route is impacted, according to WSF.

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An exhibit proclaims the ways that water is life for Vashon

Vashon Heritage Museum opens a new exhibit, “Natural Wonder: An Island Shaped by Water.”

  • Nov 4, 2021
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What’s Happening | Nov. 4 edition

Meetings, talks, recycling event and more

  • Nov 4, 2021
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Students Engage in District Strategic Planning Process

About 15 middle and high school students took part in district’s new strategic planning process.

  • Nov 3, 2021
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Audiology practice opens on island

Link Audiology opens new location on Vashon.

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Abusive power and control diagram (Screenshot taken from Zoom meeting with advocates against domestic violence)

For domestic violence survivors, petitioning for a protective order can be an uphill battle

New state law intends to remove barriers to protection, but advocates say it may not do enough.

Abusive power and control diagram (Screenshot taken from Zoom meeting with advocates against domestic violence)
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New vaccination verification policies come to King County

Island businesses respond to new mandate.

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Burton Water considers future as a cooperative

Burton Water Company customers met in an initial meeting to consider owning the utility company.

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COVID Update from VashonBePrepared

Case numbers drop, shots for kids coming, new death, and COVID v. flu symptoms

  • Nov 3, 2021
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Harbor School screens students weekly

Harbor School, a private K-8 school on Vashon, describes its testing program.

  • Nov 3, 2021
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School board votes to appoint new member, Kali Aguilera

Aguilera was appointed as the newest board member during the most recent meeting on Oct. 28.

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Commissioners give report on Sea Mar’s work in special meeting

Sea Mar’s work on Vashon was discussed by the Healthcare District in a Zoom meeting on Oct. 14.

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Commissioner candidate wants to make change in fire district

Simonds is running unopposed, as islander Ron Smothermon has withdrawn from the race.

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